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40 mins
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4

A healthy alternative to lasagna!
Fresh zucchini is sliced, grilled, and stuffed with a delicious blend of ricotta and herbs. This tasty dish can be served as an appetizer or an entrée for the ultimate summer meal.

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  • Step 1

    Combine all of the ingredients for the tomato sauce in a medium-sized pot and bring to a simmer. Allow the sauce to simmer for at least 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a grill pan over high heat. Drizzle the zucchini slices with olive oil and season well with salt and pepper.
    Grill the zucchini slices for a few minutes on each side, or until they are starting to soften and are golden brown. Transfer the zucchini slices to a cutting board and let cool.

  • Step 3

    Mix the ricotta cheese with the garlic, herbs, and parmesan cheese. Season the mixture lightly with salt and pepper.
    Place a small spoonful of the cheese mixture on each zucchini slice, spreading it out to cover. Roll up the zucchini slices and place it seam-side down on a serving platter.
    Serve the zucchini rolls with the tomato sauce as an appetizer, alongside a salad, or over your favorite pasta.

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